28 Nov '13, 3am
@ablebrewing lol, I wrote this 10yr ago (can't seem to send this via DM) and this 12yr ago
But now for the good news. I've noticed a trend in the illy cups especially as of late. IPA seems to be the "go to" company for illy this year, and three sets have been made by them. IPA has not only been jacking up the weight of their art cups, but the thickness increase in the cup walls is evident to the naked eye. The two most recent cup sets I've gotten are the Dreams and Conflicts cup set, and the Pen Tests cup set, both by IPA. Dreams weighs in at an impressive 146.4g and the average weight of the Pen Tests cups is 142.1g. A third cup (single cup In Principio) weighs in at 136g (all weights sans saucer). Rosenthal's 2003 cups also seem to be a bit heavier - the average weight of the Haim set is around 120g. Still not near the 170+g of other cups, but the upward trend continues. The best news is the IPA cup weight and thickness. IPA still isn't finishing their cups ne...